Dr. Russo is from the Midwest and grew up in Wisconsin. She received her undergraduate degree in biology and anthropology from Hamline University in St Paul, Minnesota. Realizing her true interest was in medicine she attended the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, where she received her medical degree and completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Upon finishing her medical training 2010, Carla and her husband, Jason, decided to embark on an adventure to the Pacific Northwest. Carla Russo has been practicing in Bellingham since 2010 and she enjoys both routine and high risk obstetrics as well as all aspects of gynecology with special interest in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery. Carla and her husband are constantly amazed by the beautiful scenery and enjoy exploring the outdoors with their 2 sons. She also enjoys baking, cooking, photography and spending time with friends and family.